Many people are making the trip to EPIC, the Exhibition Park in Canberra for SUMMERNATS 33!
The best known car festival in Australia, and an event which attracts many tourists, spectators and entrants. Speaking of entrants, lets have a look!
Michael Tolley is making the trip from Deniliquin NSW. 50bucka simply put, is how much he paid for the car when he bought it. A Ford AU Falcon 1999. From there, he went to work; "It's brand new, fully built top to bottom. 300rwkw, 1500nm of torque, 2800 stall, Btr box, Custom dash, Custom door cards, Full built diff 3.08 gears shortened, Monster tubs 9.5 245 front rim an tyres 11 295 rears, Shell is the only thing left that's factory"
Peter Illingworth in EXR8TED is travelling from Adelaide, South Australia. He has had to overcome many great challenges in life and is a double amputee. But that doesn't stop him doing what he loves. He's built a blown Ford BA XR8 Ute to raise funds for Kidney Transplant and Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) and organ research.
Jamie Pittorino also known as Twitch. Coming from Campbelltown, NSW. Bringing his 1999 Holden VT SS. It’s not quite finished but he's managed to get it going. It’s got a 304 roller motor with built heads, he fabricated the exhaust himself with twin 2 and a quarter inch pipes with 2 super 40 mufflers, Locked diff and a shortened rear end to fit the convo pros under it. The paint work is mostly original and gets maintained by himself as he runs a business as a detailer (The Mob Detailing).
Danny Smith says "Salisbury the 5108 from South Australia to Canberra. I look forward to spending time with mates, the skids and spending time with my wife. This is our family holiday every year. Very proud to be from South Australia and the first from here to win it. I’ve been going to Summernats since Summernats 16. When I went there I was on dialysis and made Top 10, won the show Summernats 18. She has progressed from a small block chev all The way to a 540 Supercharged methanol monster. Last year I was in the wild card and I’ll compete In the normal Comp this January. I’ve had 2 kidney transplants and keep coming back because I love it!"